A new book focusing on the previously untold stories of passengers lost aboard the P&O liner SS Persia, tragically sunk by a German U-Boat during WWI, is being launched at Buckler’s Hard.
Step aboard HMS Medusa, a harbour defence motor launch which helped clear the way to Omaha Beach for D-Day.
Historic wooden boats, skirmishes with 18th century soldiers, shipwrightry demonstrations, New Forest artwork and the return of the River Cruise will make an unmissable new season at Buckler’s Hard, as exciting events add to the attractions of the historic maritime village for 2020.
There has been a recent spate of media interest in Buckler’s Hard. In September, a reviewer from the Sunday Times Travel Magazine came on a visit, while a team from VisitBritain made a film to make the River Cruise a Hampshire highlight.
Former Prime Minister Theresa May made the most of her new-found leisure time with a sail along the picturesque Beaulieu River and a visit to Buckler’s Hard over the bank holiday weekend.
The Local Art Scene will be showcasing work by local artists at Buckler's Hard this August.
Buckler’s Hard will start the summer with a bumper maritime weekend on July 13th - 14th with the arrival of a tall ship – the full-size replica of Battle of Trafalgar’s HMS Pickle – as well as a model boat display celebrating its proud nautical history.
For an action-packed start to May half-term, see a model boat re-enactment of the Normandy landings on the Beaulieu River at the historic shipbuilding village of Buckler’s Hard.
Traditional skills and customs will come to life at Buckler’s Hard this May bank holiday with shipwrightry demonstrations and Morris dancing in the historic shipbuilding village from May 4th - 6th.
The Easter holidays are fast approaching! Stuck for ideas? Step back in time and see the past come to life at Buckler's Hard.
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